Cultivating Empathy

A session at eurucamp 2015

Sunday 2nd August, 2015

4:15pm to 4:45pm (CET)

When considering how to design products, teams or even common every day household objects, empathy doesn't end up on the required features list. Yet, without empathy, teams with enormous technical skills can fail in their quest to deliver quality products to their users. Incredible projects fail to create communities because they don't exercise it. Fail at empathy and your chances of failing at everything skyrocket.

Contrary to what you may have heard, empathy is not something you're innately born with - it's a skill that can be learned, cultivated, refined and taught to others. In this presentation, your lovely co-speakers will discuss the value of empathy, how you can cultivate in yourself and your organizational culture, and conclude with concrete steps for leveling up in your interactions with your fellow human beings.

About the speakers

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Leslie Hawthorn

Director, DevRel @elasticsearch. American expat in AMS. Cannot be trusted with quinoa salad. Open source, collaboration + saving the world. Tweets = mine.

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Dajana Günther

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eurucamp 2015

Germany Germany, Potsdam

31st July to 2nd August 2015

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Time 4:15pm4:45pm CET

Date Sun 2nd August 2015

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